This isn’t a sale pitch. It’s more like a public record of why I do what I do. This may change over time and most certainly will be perceived differently by others, but I have always felt the need to anchor my personal values somehow in my work to create meaningfulness. Rules and boundaries haveContinue Reading Choice is Freedom
Spring is a good time to plant the Apothecary Muse soap wrappers you’ve been saving. You might have noticed the note: “WRAPPED IN PLANTABLE PAPER” shown on the side of your favorite bars of soap. Hopefully, you saved the wrappers so you might plant them and get a second round of sensory enjoyment! The labelsContinue Reading Planting your soap labels!
1 Diversity and Inclusion Make sure everyone feels safe. If preferred pronouns are stated, please use them. Avoid speaking on behalf of others, unless it is requested. Bullying of any kind isn’t allowed, and degrading comments about things like race, sexual orientation, gender, ability, religion or identity will be reported. 2 Cooperation and Kindness We’reContinue Reading Artisan Code of Conduct
JOIN IN! What are we doing? Using people power, we are working together to share outdoor experiences with others, improve photography skills, enhance environmental awareness and grow our community along the way. Kinds of images Use the DAILY THEMES below for inspiration when you are outside and share on Instagram. Your images can be anythingContinue Reading March Adventure Challenge
If you’ve recently purchased a bar of my soap, you might be wondering what that red code is on the bottom right of the front panel on the label. Previously, it included only the style number which I figured might be useful one day. I opted not to include the date stamp on previous batches,Continue Reading Hidden Puzzle?
Craft shows and farmers markets are often full of people exposed to natural, handmade skincare for the first time. People often ask for “Chapstick” instead of lip balm, not realizing that is a specific brand name, like Kleenex instead of tissue. Since I only sell what I make, myself, I don’t resell other brands ofContinue Reading FAQ: Balm or Salve?